Definition of radiopharmacology in US English:

radiopharmacology

noun

  • 1The branch of pharmacology concerned with the development and study of radiopharmaceuticals; the use of radiopharmaceuticals in clinical medicine and biomedical research.

  • 2The use of drugs in radiology. rare.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal Nuclear Medicine. From radio- + pharmacology.

Pronunciation

radiopharmacology

/ˌreɪdɪəʊˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒi/